Honey Cherry Energy Bars

YIELD: 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

cup almonds whole, raw
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup dried cherries
3 Tablespoons coconut
6 dates pitted

DIRECTIONS

In a high-powered blender, blend honey, cherries, coconut, almonds and dates. Blend on high and stir as needed. Spray an 8" x 8" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Put the mixture in the baking dish and flatten out bars with a piece of plastic wrap on top to prevent sticking. Refrigerate for two hours.

Courtesy of Mitzi Dulan, RD, CSSD